National Archives and Records Administration - ARC Identifier 593149 / Local Identifier 111-USACS - Country Style USA Recruitment: Episode 12 - Department of Defense. Department of the Army. U.S. Army Materiel Command. U.S. Army Pictorial Center. (08/01/1962 - 12/1972). Episodes from the "Country Style USA" Recruitment Program, compiled ca. 1958 - ca. 1972. This series consists of 15-minute Army recruitment programs that featured performances by various country-western singers. DVD copied by IASL Master Scanner Timothy Vollmer. -
February 18, 2012 Subject:
mid-Century country music
15-minute PSA/recruiting program hosted by Charlie Applewhite & featuring Ferlin Husky
Recorded at the Bradley Studios AKA the Quonset Hut Studio on 16th Ave (S) in Nashville. Looks like Johnny Gimble on fiddle but he looks real young so I'm not sure. Ferlin Husky does his Simon Crum act.
Ferlin Husky sings:
I Feel Better All Over (More Than Anywhere's Else) - released in 1953
I'll Baby Sit with You - released in 1955
Cathy Copas sings:
Love Me Now (While I am living)
Ferlin Husky does impersonations of Tennessee Ernie Ford, Webb Pierce, Red Foley, Kitty Wells (!).